The most popular game on Twitch this year, in terms of watches watched, was Grand Theft Auto V.
GTA V had a total of 2.1 billion hour views this year, according to the State of the Stream 2021 annual report from StreamElements and the Rainmaker.gg website.
That’s 1.3 billion more than last year, when GTA V was watched at 764 million hours.
Overall, GTA V is the second most watched category on Twitch, after “Just Chatting”, which mainly includes broadcasters who talk to their audience and do not play games.
In second place, this year in terms of views, is last year’s champion – League of Legends (1.8 billion hours compared to 1.4 billion last year).
This is followed by Fortnite, Valorant, Minecraft, Call of Duty: Warzone, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Apex Legends and Dota 2.
The most popular new game, in terms of number of views, is New World. The game ranked 18th with 259 million hour views.